The Thur in Thann
|• location||Vosges mountains|
|• elevation||±950 m (3,120 ft)|
|Length||53 km (33 mi)|
|Basin size||262 km2 (101 sq mi)|
|• average||5.5 m3/s (190 cu ft/s)|
|Progression||Ill→ Rhine→ North Sea|
The Thur is a river in the Haut-Rhin department, Alsace, France, left tributary of the river Ill. It rises in the Vosges Mountains, and flows through the towns Thann and Cernay. It flows into the Ill (a tributary of the Rhine) near Ensisheim, north of Mulhouse. It is 53 km (33 mi) long.
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